Everyone has heard stories of ponies that loved to scarf down human foods, but there are many foods, including house plants, that horses should not be fed.
Colostrum, the elixir of life for newborn foals, is a thick, yellowish fluid produced in the mare's mammary glands towards the end of the pregnancy.
Once you are certain there isn’t a pathological or physiological reason for your horse's picky eating, you can start to look for behavioural causes
Tying-up in horses was associated with selenium deficiency in the past, but selenium does not seem to be a major factor in cases of tying-up today.
The FEI has two classifications for prohibited substances; they are either banned, or they are a controlled medication. Keep reading to find out more.
For a horse to decrease body fat, lose weight and decrease its body condition score, it needs to be burning more calories than it is taking in.
While many horse owners struggle to keep their easy keepers lean, others have the opposite problem: their horses need to gain weight.
Lactose intolerance in foals is rare and arises from the failure of the intestines to secrete the enzyme lactase to hydrolyse lactose in the dam's milk.
It’s important to know a horse’s weight when formulating a diet or medication dosage. This article highlights ways you can figure out a horse's weight.
Travel is very stressful on horses, especially long-haul ground trips or flights. There is evidence to suggest that cortisol increases with such travel.